Simon Mee

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Curriculum vitae

Education

Master of Fine Arts, Visual Arts. QUT, Brisbane. Qld. 1997-1999
Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts. QUT, Brisbane. Qld. 1991-1993.

Solo Exhibitions

2009  The Triumph of Adversity, Linden- Contemporary for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
2006  The Suburban Sweet, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane,
2003  Make me cry (do you really want too), Queensland Arts Council touring show, various 
         locations.
2002  Smyrnios Gallery Australia, Prahan, Vic
2000  I've Been Drinking Malted Milk, RedBack Art Gallery, Brisbane.
1998  Little Boys, Savode Gallery, Brisbane
1997  Does Rabbit Fur Stick?, Savode Gallery, Brisbane
1996  Blinky the Axe Hero, Savode Gallery, Brisbane
1995  Toying, Palace Gallery, QUT, Brisbane

Group Exhibitions

2009  The Fourth Estate, Nyst Gallery, Gold Coast. Q
2009  Innocence, Nyst Gallery, Gold Coast. Q
2008  We make good pets (Collaboration with Elizabeth Shaw), Metro Gallery, Brisbane.
2008  If you cant stand the heat, Nyst Gallery, Gold Coast Q
2007  Mentors and Proteges, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba
2006  Double Take, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane,
2006  Mobility, Inflight Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania.
2003  Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Centre, Gold Coast, Q
2003  Treehouse, Studio 11, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2003  Innaugural Metro 5 Art Prize, Metro 5 Gallery, Armadale, Victoria
2002  Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Centre, Gold Coast Q
2002  A4 Art Exhibition, Refugee Week 2002 Austcare, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2001  Get it on, Modus Studios, Upstairs cnr Dogget & Proe St, (as ‘Wendy Testaburger').
2001  Peep Show, Modus Studios, Upstairs cnr Dogget & Proe St,(as ‘Wendy Testaburger').
2001  Real World Art: Art By QUT Alumni, QUT Art Musuem, Brisbane
2001  Paper, scissors, rock , Modus Studios, (as ‘Wendy T Memorial Art Quartet').
2000  The Stars Shine Bright, Logan Art Gallery, Logan
1999  The Drawing Room (contemporary Queensland drawing), Brisbane City Art Gallery, 
         Brisbane
1998  Typically(?) Australian, Curated by Humphrey McQueen, Brisbane City Art Gallery, Brisbane
1995  Minimal Means, Savode Gallery, Brisbane

Residencies, Artist Talks, Workshops

2008  Gold Coast Art Crawl, Nyst gallery
2006  Artist talk, QUT Art Musuem, QUT Brisbane.
2006  Artist talk, ACGS, Brisbane.
2001  Drawing workshop (primary school ages), Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
2001  Forum of Alumni Artists, QUT Art Musuem, QUT Brisbane
1999  Newcastle Young Writers Festival, ‘Self Publishing' panel, Newcastle NSW
1998  Artist in residence, St Lawrences's College, Woollongabba, October 15 - November 19
1997  Workshop and artist-talk, Emmanuel College, Carrara, Q
1996  Artist-talk, QUT Visual Arts Department, Brisbane
1995  Artist-talk to Visual Arts Foundation studies, QUT Visual Arts Department, Brisbane.
1995  Artist/tutor, Marshall and Seville Rd Primary School

Reviews

2006 Sorensen, Rosemary, ‘Step into the valley of the dolls', The Courier Mail, pp 13, August
        5-6,
2003 O'Neill, Jane, 'Simon Mee', Eyeline Magazine, no.50, Summer
2000 Anderson, Peter. ‘Twisted Innocence'. Courier Mail, pp 43, October 25
1999 Leishman, Kirsty. Eyeline Magazine, Summer -1999.
1998 Smith, Sue. ‘Boys will be Boys', The Courier Mail, pp10, Thursday, August 13, 1998.
1997 Martin-Chew, Louise. The Australian, pp19 . Friday, October 24
1997 Stanford, Leonie. ‘Sex, Violence and Bodily Functions', The Review (Brisbane, Qld), pp 17,
        Nov.
1997 Eckett, Jane. ‘Blinky the Axe Hero'. Eyeline Magazine, pp 36 & 37, Autumn/Winter 1997.

Publications

1999 ‘A Pilgrims Regress': 13 drawings and texts by Frank McBride and Simon Mee.

Awards & Grants

2004  Queensland Creative Fellowship. Queensland Government-Arts Qld, Griffith University,
         Queensland University of Technology and The University Of Queensland
2001  New Work, Australia Council
2001  Overall Prize, Churchie Emerging Art Exhibition, ACGS, East Brisbane
1999  Product Development Grant, Arts Queensland
1998  Works on paper prize, Churchy Art Prize, ACGS, East Brisbane Qld
1997  Overall Prize, Logan Art Award. Logan City Gallery, Logan City, Qld.

Collections

Brisbane City Gallery Collection, Qld.
Rockhampton City Gallery Collection, Qld.
Logan City Gallery Collection, Qld.

 

Simon Mee

Curriculum vitae

Education

Master of Fine Arts, Visual Arts. QUT, Brisbane. Qld. 1997-1999
Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts. QUT, Brisbane. Qld. 1991-1993.

Solo Exhibitions

2009  The Triumph of Adversity, Linden- Contemporary for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
2006  The Suburban Sweet, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane,
2003  Make me cry (do you really want too), Queensland Arts Council touring show, various 
         locations.
2002  Smyrnios Gallery Australia, Prahan, Vic
2000  I've Been Drinking Malted Milk, RedBack Art Gallery, Brisbane.
1998  Little Boys, Savode Gallery, Brisbane
1997  Does Rabbit Fur Stick?, Savode Gallery, Brisbane
1996  Blinky the Axe Hero, Savode Gallery, Brisbane
1995  Toying, Palace Gallery, QUT, Brisbane

Group Exhibitions

2009  The Fourth Estate, Nyst Gallery, Gold Coast. Q
2009  Innocence, Nyst Gallery, Gold Coast. Q
2008  We make good pets (Collaboration with Elizabeth Shaw), Metro Gallery, Brisbane.
2008  If you cant stand the heat, Nyst Gallery, Gold Coast Q
2007  Mentors and Proteges, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba
2006  Double Take, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane,
2006  Mobility, Inflight Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania.
2003  Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Centre, Gold Coast, Q
2003  Treehouse, Studio 11, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2003  Innaugural Metro 5 Art Prize, Metro 5 Gallery, Armadale, Victoria
2002  Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Centre, Gold Coast Q
2002  A4 Art Exhibition, Refugee Week 2002 Austcare, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2001  Get it on, Modus Studios, Upstairs cnr Dogget & Proe St, (as ‘Wendy Testaburger').
2001  Peep Show, Modus Studios, Upstairs cnr Dogget & Proe St,(as ‘Wendy Testaburger').
2001  Real World Art: Art By QUT Alumni, QUT Art Musuem, Brisbane
2001  Paper, scissors, rock , Modus Studios, (as ‘Wendy T Memorial Art Quartet').
2000  The Stars Shine Bright, Logan Art Gallery, Logan
1999  The Drawing Room (contemporary Queensland drawing), Brisbane City Art Gallery, 
         Brisbane
1998  Typically(?) Australian, Curated by Humphrey McQueen, Brisbane City Art Gallery, Brisbane
1995  Minimal Means, Savode Gallery, Brisbane

Residencies, Artist Talks, Workshops

2008  Gold Coast Art Crawl, Nyst gallery
2006  Artist talk, QUT Art Musuem, QUT Brisbane.
2006  Artist talk, ACGS, Brisbane.
2001  Drawing workshop (primary school ages), Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
2001  Forum of Alumni Artists, QUT Art Musuem, QUT Brisbane
1999  Newcastle Young Writers Festival, ‘Self Publishing' panel, Newcastle NSW
1998  Artist in residence, St Lawrences's College, Woollongabba, October 15 - November 19
1997  Workshop and artist-talk, Emmanuel College, Carrara, Q
1996  Artist-talk, QUT Visual Arts Department, Brisbane
1995  Artist-talk to Visual Arts Foundation studies, QUT Visual Arts Department, Brisbane.
1995  Artist/tutor, Marshall and Seville Rd Primary School

Reviews

2006 Sorensen, Rosemary, ‘Step into the valley of the dolls', The Courier Mail, pp 13, August
        5-6,
2003 O'Neill, Jane, 'Simon Mee', Eyeline Magazine, no.50, Summer
2000 Anderson, Peter. ‘Twisted Innocence'. Courier Mail, pp 43, October 25
1999 Leishman, Kirsty. Eyeline Magazine, Summer -1999.
1998 Smith, Sue. ‘Boys will be Boys', The Courier Mail, pp10, Thursday, August 13, 1998.
1997 Martin-Chew, Louise. The Australian, pp19 . Friday, October 24
1997 Stanford, Leonie. ‘Sex, Violence and Bodily Functions', The Review (Brisbane, Qld), pp 17,
        Nov.
1997 Eckett, Jane. ‘Blinky the Axe Hero'. Eyeline Magazine, pp 36 & 37, Autumn/Winter 1997.

Publications

1999 ‘A Pilgrims Regress': 13 drawings and texts by Frank McBride and Simon Mee.

Awards & Grants

2004  Queensland Creative Fellowship. Queensland Government-Arts Qld, Griffith University,
         Queensland University of Technology and The University Of Queensland
2001  New Work, Australia Council
2001  Overall Prize, Churchie Emerging Art Exhibition, ACGS, East Brisbane
1999  Product Development Grant, Arts Queensland
1998  Works on paper prize, Churchy Art Prize, ACGS, East Brisbane Qld
1997  Overall Prize, Logan Art Award. Logan City Gallery, Logan City, Qld.

Collections

Brisbane City Gallery Collection, Qld.
Rockhampton City Gallery Collection, Qld.
Logan City Gallery Collection, Qld.